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Come celebrate Father’s Day 2017 at FMM

FMM Father’s day 2017

Following increasingly successful events in previous years, once again the Franschhoek Motor Museum will be celebrating Father’s Day 2017 with a bumper package of activities to delight Dads of all ages and their families. To be held on Sunday 18 June, apart from all the regular world-class static display of cars and motorcycles, there will…

GSM and FMM on the way to the Knysna Motor Show

GSM and FMM on the way to the Knysna Motor Show

This year marks the 60th anniversary of GSM, manufacturers of SA’s very own Dart and Flamingo sports cars. To celebrate this milestone, the vibrant GSM club will be putting on a display at this year’s Knysna Motor Show being held on the High School sports fields on Waterfront Drive on Sunday 30 April. FMM will…

Neill Blomkamp visit to FMM

Neill Blomkamp visit to FMM

During April, South African/Canadian film director, film producer, screenwriter and animator Neill Blomkamp paid a visit to FMM and was shown around the museum complex by curator Wayne Harley. Born in Johannesburg in 1979, at the age of sixteen he met fellow ex-Redhill High School student Sharlto Copley, who provided him with the use of computers at his production company…

Lord Howe’s family visit FMM

Lord Howe's Family visiting FMM

Earlier in April, FMM had another notable visit when the daughter of British nobleman and racing legend Lord Howe, Lady Frances Denman, her son Roly and his two children Ozzie and Tilly, called in unexpectedly while on vacation from their home in Kent. Apart from viewing the displays, the family enjoyed looking through some of…

Collection in action – Moretti

FMM Moretti 750s

The 2017 Le Mans is on the horizon and to whet the appetite for this classic endurance race, Mike Monk could not resist the invitation to drive a Moretti, the likes of which raced at the Circuit de la Sarthe in 1956. Giovanni Moretti was a skilled motorcycle mechanic who had started his own workshop…